Cities, counties and states are already leveraging the power of GIS to combat opioid crises in their communities. Read these two case studies to learn how.
GovLoop sat down with Adriane Burton, Chief Information Officer for the Health Resources and Services Administration, to discuss how IT supports HRSA’s more than 90 programs that provide healthcare to people who are geographically isolated and economically or medically challenged.
Detecting and responding to any type of infectious disease requires geographic accuracy along with the ability to track and gather data. A GIS platform allows you to visualize and analyze information layered onto a map in order to understand relationships, patterns and trends.
We recently chatted with LaVerne Council about her time at the VA and what she thinks of the current government IT landscape.
At this junction of my career, I felt like I was facing my Jaws and needed a bigger boat.
Should the role of Health and Human Services professionals be elevated in the event of a natural disaster? Simple answer: Yes. And GIS can help.
Learn more about the career opportunities available at the 2018 Health IT Day.
Find out how the Veterans Affairs Department, which maintains the largest integrated health care system in the country, uses data to fine-tune its services.
Open enrollment is just around the corner (have you prepared yet? If not, check out my suggestions here on getting ready). And like they do every year, premiums will be going up. But, there is some good news!
In order to make our healthcare system better, providers need to get away from an emphasis on the quantity of services delivered and move towards recognizing and rewarding quality, high-value care.